Bariatric surgery is surgical intervention that is intended to help obese and morbidly obese people lose weight and regain health. There are many different surgical options available, but essentially they all involve surgery that makes the stomach smaller, bypasses part of the digestive tract or reduces the rate at which food may pass through the digestive system.
It's about making your life better
People who are morbidly obese are at risk for premature death as well as a number of conditions, such as:
Bariatric surgical procedures aim to improve the health, overall quality of life, as well as cure numerous medical conditions of severely overweight patients. To accommodate the differences between patients, we offer several types of bariatric surgery, including:
Bariatric surgery is only one of the keys to success
Bariatric surgery isn't a quick fix. It offers patients the tools to lose weight, but there are numerous steps in this process to be successful. Counseling, support group attendance, exercise, a healthy diet and dedication to other physician-prescribed changes will ensure lasting weight loss and a truly healthy future.
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